The Gas/Bitumen Dispute: The Clash of Fact, Technology, Policy and Law

  • Allen L. McLarty
  • George V. Lepine
Keywords: Energy Law, Petroleum Law

Abstract

This article examines the conflict between gas production and the preservation of bitumen resources in Alberta's oil sands area. After providing a synopsis of the relevant technical and legal issues facing the industry, the authors then focus on the clash of factual, technological, legal and policy issues facing both regulators and industry in the gas/bitumen dispute. The authors then conclude with an analysis of the current status and future of the gas/bitumen dispute.
How to Cite
McLarty, A. L., & Lepine, G. V. (1). The Gas/Bitumen Dispute: The Clash of Fact, Technology, Policy and Law. Alberta Law Review, 42(1), 113. https://doi.org/10.29173/alr486